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Itay Mautner

this evening (tuesday 17th), 10.32-10.59pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 11.32am)
itay mautner – dissolving boundaries through the arts (in the in the studio series) (presented by andrea kidd)

“A volcano billowing smoke high on the rooftops of Jerusalem, documentary theatre bus trips and a big Kulna music festival performed by musicians from different parts of the city – just some of the events being created for Mekudeshet (‘sanctifying’), a three and a half week season of arts and culture taking place across Jerusalem.

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Today: Nir Barkat

this morning (tuesday 19th), 7.12-7.16am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

“• Nir Barkat, the mayor of Jerusalem, says people should “engage” the enemy directly.
The mayor of one of the world’s most conflict-ridden cities has questioned official UK police advice to “run, hide, tell” during terror attacks and has suggested Britons should take on jihadists to save lives.”

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Sunday: Jerusalem tattooists

this morning (sunday 13th), 7.16-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 (partial repeat from 11th july on outlook on bbc world service radio)
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

The Coptic Christian Razzouk family have been tattooing pilgrims in Jerusalem for 500 years; they claim to have introduced the first electric tattoo gun to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• tattooist wassim razzouk (more…)

Gay Jewish conversion

yesterday (wednesday 9th), on bbc 3 tv (repeated from tuesday 23rd may) (online only)
my big gay jewish conversion (presented by simon atkins)

“Is Israel really the best place in the world to be gay? And is Judaism the one mainstream religion that accepts homosexuality? Meet Simon, a gay Catholic man from the west of Ireland on a quest to find out.

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Newshour: Clashes in Jerusalem

last friday evening (21st july), 9.32-9.36pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebeccca kesby) includes …

Clashes in Jerusalem today over restricted access to religious sites. Palestinians are angry that many have been prevented from praying at the Al Aqsa Mosque.”

including report from …
* bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

Outlook: Jerusalem tattoos

this afternoon (monday 17th), 6.34-6.44pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 12.34pm)
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

The Coptic Christian Razzouk family have been tattooing pilgrims in Jerusalem for 500 years; they claim to have introduced the first electric tattoo gun to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• tattooist wassim razzouk (more…)

Bowen on the future

this afternoon (friday 30th), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
through a glass darkly (last of 25 episodes of the our man in the middle east series)

“BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen looks at some of the lessons of the past 25 years to find out what happens next in the Middle East. ‘None of us Europeans can afford to ignore what is happening just beyond the horizon, in the Middle East’.”

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